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October has been Domestic Violence Awareness Month for a couple of decades now and still some folks don’t get it. You might see a purple ribbon. Maybe some businesses and communities string some purple lights in their windows, but what are we doing this year to increase awareness and honor the lives torn apart by this particularly insidious form of violence against women?
There is a National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and we’re lucky to have its new Executive Director, Ruth Glenn join us to talk about what different groups around the country are doing to raise awareness about DV. She worked for the Colorado Department of Human Services for 28 years and served as the Director of the Domestic Violence Program (DVP) for the last nine of those years. Ruth has worked and volunteered in the domestic violence field for over 19 years and holds a Masters’ in Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Colorado Denver, Program on Domestic Violence, as well as a degree in Communications.
She has served on many domestic violence program and funding boards, provided hundreds of presentations on domestic violence victimization and survival, testified before the Colorado State legislature, appeared on local and national television, and provided consultation, training and technical assistance on a local and national level on victim/survivor issues as they relate to domestic violence.
Join us Saturday at 11 am Pacific Time to as we discuss what we are doing to improve understanding of intimate partner violence.
Call-in with your comments to (646) 378-0430.
And if you miss the live program, you can go to the website and listen to all our archived programs whenever you like.
Join The African American Domestic Peace Project (AADPP) in West Palm Beach Florida as theyaddress the impact of domestic violence in the our community. This week’s show will address not only the issue of Domestic Violence in the African American Community but will offer an in depth discussion of how the impact reaches far beyond the initial victim and perpetrator. This interactive Discussion will explore how DV in our communities impacts the pillars of our community (1) The Nuclear Family, (2) Economic System (3) Education System (4) Criminal & Correctional Systems (4) Healthcare and (5) The Workforce. This show will engage the audience in a dialogue that will better show why “Domestic Violence is the Single Greatest Vehicle that Fuels Our Criminal Justice System” and Why “the ruin of a nation begins in the homes of its people”.Our objective is to examine the impact and discuss ways that we can both individually and systematically address this vital issue.
THriller writer Ms DV Berkom is my guest on todays show. She is the author of two bestselling series featuring strong female protagonists in the form of Leine Basso and Kate Jones. Having grown up on a steady diet of spy novels, James Bond movies and mysteries, her natural inclination is to keep the reader on the edge of their seat and guessing until the last page.
She will be along to discuss amongst other things her latest book a Kate Jones thriller "YUCATAN DEAD"
Interviews and Open Mic Sessions !!!!! Bring Your Ink & Paper So We Can Bleed Together !!!!!!!
We welcome Author Keyanna Kasheena Kaniece Ford, a very powerful writer who has taken a stand on Domestic Violence!!!!! You definitely don't want to miss this show and this author's take on DV!
Don't be shy... just remember we all had our first time somewhere with that perfect someone, so why not let your first time on the Mic be with me ??? We are one big family, reach one, teach one....... see ya soon.... much love..
This show will focus on African American men response to domestic violence and the battered women's movement. The role of African American men in reducing violence against women and girls. How can African American men and women work together to create domestic peace?
For more information contact Carolyn Russell at (510) 986-8600
Sharing Her Story, Cat states:
"I grew up in a violent household. One image that has stuck with me was when he hit her over the head with a bottle. My mom never really speaks about what happened and she never left her situation. As an artist and filmmaker, felt it was important to speak to women who got out of their situations and hear what they had to say. The most important thing is that domestic violence is more widespread than people realize. Not many people knew about my family situation. I've also found out some of my own friends were in similar situations and I never knew. So being vocal about it is important. It's important to let people know how may people this affects and how many different types of people it affects regardless of age, race, or social status. And to hear what domestic violence entails. It's different for so many women."
Join us and hear her whole story!
For more voices and ways to share your voice, also go to http://facebook.com/DomesticViolenceVoices. If you are interested in also sharing your story on my radio show, please submit your request to http://goo.gl/forms/rqo8jg28j1.
You may also view an exhibit installed at http://vimeo.com/105604872.
Survivors should never have to choose between practicing their spirituality and seeking help or safe refuge from domestic violence service providers. Listen in to this 30-minute live discussion to understand the conflict this presents to some survivors, receive practical tips and ides on collaborating with faith leaders, and learn how to support survivors in crisis as it relates to their spirituality.
We will live tweet the discussion at #endviolence and host a follow-up Q&A with the presenters on Twitter immediately following the program. (Follow @NationalDVAM and @VAWnet for details.)
"And Noone Cried For NeeNee"
In 2001, he got his gun, he drew it back and then the attack, and noone cried for NeeNee.
Went through her heart, it ended her start; she layed there dying, while they stood there lying,
Getting their stories straight, till it was too late, and noone cried for NeeNee.
She laid on the floor, they closed the door. She tried to breathe, she took her last heave. It was an accident, and that's how it went. And noone cried for NeeNee.
Each day l think, given my every blink, my baby girl, she was my world.
No hands in the air, no hoodie was worn, and noone is crying for NeeNee.
I know how it goes, black on black crime still flows. Noone marches for her still, as l am held hostage against my will. It ain't OK, there has got to be a better way.
And noone cried for NeeNee.
I am getting it out. I cry, I shout. But noone hears, they don't see my tears. She is still my baby girl, still my world. And noone cried for NeeNee.
(Written by Loretta Green-Williams)
Join me and Marvin "Alex" Harris, Campus Director for Strayer University. He will talk about his personal experience to domestic violence and why he will be Walking in Silence for the Silenced, Domestic Violence Solidarity Walk, November 1, 2014, at 7 am.
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